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Buy, Sell or Freeze Your Eggs? Egg Donation Is a Booming Market
Egg donation has become an increasingly popular means of family building for infertile couples undergoing in vitro fertilization (a.k.a. IVF, in which eggs meet sperm in a petri dish, and the resulting embryos are transferred to the woman's uterus). As a result, donating eggs has become an increasingly popular way for struggling young women to make ends meet. The booming egg marketplace is affecting reproduction — in both good and bad ways.